Hey Big Spender

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Calf Chronicles

At The Fatted Calf we are crazy about the Estate Caviar from our friends at Tsar Nicoulai. With a rich and clean taste, this deep brown to jet black medium sized bead has a creamy finish. An excellent choice for an intimate Valentine’s Day dinner or the grandest of soirées. We reccommend about 1/2 ounce […]

Fatted Calf Love Fest

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Calf Chronicles

Valentine’s Day is just around the the corner. While we generally eschew its sappy rituals, we whole heartedly endorse its mega message of love. There are many ways to celebrate and express love but being a bit one track minded in this department we often find ourselves in the kitchen, expressing our love by cooking […]

For Your Favorite Meat Lover

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Calf Chronicles

This is our love letter to jerky, full of our favorite recipes and tested techniques. If you or someone you love is curious about curing meats at home and ready to set off on a new culinary course, making jerky and other dried meats is a perfect place to begin. In this beautifully photographed cookbook […]

We Love This Pink Drink

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Calf Chronicles

Two Fatted Calf favorite customers, Samantha Sheehan of Poe Wines and Chef Mike Emanuel of Stone Edge Farm, collaborated to make this unique grapefruit vermouth. The Vin d’Pampe is made from a base of California Pinot Noir rosé combined with fresh grapefruit to produce a lush and vibrant aperitif. We love it topped with a […]

Celebrate The Season With The Fatted Calf

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in Calf Chronicles

The Fatted Calf is ready to celebrate! Our kitchen is in full swing preparing all of our favorite seasonal delights from creamy boudin blanc with chestnuts to decadent foie gras terrines with Madeira. Gift baskets are being filled with holiday treats: locally made jams and syrups, freshly pressed new olive oil, heirloom beans and grains, […]

Season’s Greetings From The Fatted Calf

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Calf Chronicles

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays around The Fatted Calf! Our kitchen is in full swing preparing all of our favorite seasonal delights from creamy boudin blanc with chestnuts to decadent foie gras terrines with Madeira. Gift baskets are being filled with holiday treats: locally made jams and syrups, freshly pressed new […]

It’s Time To Talk Turkey

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Calf Chronicles

Fall is upon us and at The Fatted Calf we are starting to get excited about Thanksgiving. We are dreaming up a delicious Katz honey glazed ham, mulling over wild mushrooms to stuff roasts and fold into our pâtés and preparing for the arrival of succulent heritage turkeys from Good Shepherd Ranch. Good Shepherd Ranch […]

In Your Easter Basket

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Calf Chronicles

Spring is nearly here, Easter is just around the corner and The Fatted Calf is ready to celebrate. Forget the peeps and chocolate bunnies! Fatted Calf has a host of treats for your Easter market basket from chive scented bockwurst to succulent stuffed quail. And don’t forget the bacon, breakfast sausage and farm fresh eggs […]

Season’s Greetings from The Fatted Calf

Posted by on Dec 9, 2015 in Calf Chronicles

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays around The Fatted Calf. Our kitchen is in full swing preparing all of our favorite seasonal delights from creamy boudin blanc with chestnuts to decadent foie gras terrines with Sauternes. Gift baskets are being filled with holiday treats: locally made jams and syrups, freshly pressed new […]

Celebrate Spring

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Calf Chronicles

Spring is here and Passover and Easter are right around the corner. At The Fatted Calf we are abuzz with holiday preparations. Heritage hams are brining, McCormack Ranch lamb is hanging and foie gras torchons are curing! Now is the time to plan your spring celebration menu and place your special order for the holidays […]

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